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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 5
Ivan Klansky (piano), Prazak Quartet
6.45 Bridge There Is a Willow Grows
Aslant a Brook New Zealand Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite
7.00 Busoni Concertino, Op 48 John Bradbury (clarinet),
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.40 Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat Wynton Marsalis ,
National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
8.00 Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
8.40 Prokofiev Suite: The Love for Three
Oranges Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Ivan Klansky
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Clarinet: John Bradbury
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

: Composer of the Week: Machaut and the Rise of Polyphony: 3: The True Poem

Donald Macleod looks at Guillaume de Machaut's long narrative poem Le Voir Dit - the autobiographical story of how the poet, approaching 60, came to know a young woman called Peronne and fall in love with her.
Plourez Dames ; Nes Qu'on Porroit Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly Lai de Bonne Espérance Matthew Brook (baritone) Dix et Sept Cinq
Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly
Quant Theseus Ensemble Pan: Laurie Monahan (mezzo), Michael Collver (countertenor), Shira Kammen and Randall Cook (medieval fiddles)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Plourez Dames
Baritone: Matthew Brook
Director: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Laurie Monahan
Unknown: Michael Collver
Unknown: Shira Kammen
Unknown: Randall Cook

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Rameau Overture; Musette Tendre;
Gavottes en Rondeau pour les Bergers (Les Fetes d f Hebe)
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
10.09 Rebikov The Christmas Tree, Op 21 Shura Cherkassky (piano)
10.12 Berwald Sinfonie Singulière in C Gothenberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.41 Wagner AllmachfgerVater(Rienzi, Act 5) Franz Volker (tenor), Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Weigert
10.46 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2 in G Shura Cherkassky, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Kraus


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Tenor: Franz Volker
Conductor: Hermann Weigert
Conductor: Richard Kraus

: Morning Performance

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert Moment Musical No 3 in F minor, D780 Andreas Staier (fortepiano) Webern String Quartet (1905) Hagen Quartet
Schubert Mignon Lieder: Kennst Du das Land, D321; Nur Wer die Sehnsucht Kennt , D8 7 7 No 4; Heiss Micht Nicht Reden, D8 7 7 No 2; So Lasst Mich Scheinen D877 No
Christiane Oelze (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Camerata Salzburg, conductor Adam Fisher


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Unknown: Sehnsucht Kennt
Unknown: Heiss Micht Nicht
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Adam Fisher

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Facets of Brahms Martin Handley introduces the Britten Sinfonia , who perform the last concert in this series from the Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham, exploring the various aspects of Brahms's musical personality. Brahms Nonet in D (arr Bousted from Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11)
Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31


Introduces: Brahms Martin Handley
Unknown: Britten Sinfonia
Unknown: Spohr Nonet

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Martin Handley.
Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba Christopher McShane
Sibelius The Swan ofTuonela, Op 22 Conductor Garry Walker
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra Conductor Osmo Vanska


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Garry Walker

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners, presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Magdalen College, Oxford.
Introit: A Song of the Wilderness (Philip Moore ). Responses: Leighton. Psalms: 14,15,16 (Cooke, Woods, Rose). First
Reading: 1 Samuel 3, wl-10, 19. Office Hymn: Now Is the HealingTime Decreed (Mode 3). Canticles: Jesus Service
(Mathias). Second Reading: Acts 20, w28-35. Anthem: Seek Him That Maketh the Seven Stars (Jonathan Dove ). Final Hymn: We Sing the Praise of Him Who
Died (Bow Brickhill). Organ Voluntary: Pari Intervallo (Part). Informatorchoristarum Bill Ives. Organ scholar Jonathan Hardy.


Unknown: Philip Moore
Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Unknown: Bill Ives.
Unknown: Jonathan Hardy.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra The CBSO's series of Charles Ives 's symphonies from Symphony Hall,
Birmingham, continues. Ives skilfully weaves American popular songs and hymns into his Second Symphony, and John Adams also alludes to popular themes in his Chamber Symphony. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Thomas Trotter (organ),
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductors Robert Spano and David Lawrence
Adams Chamber Symphony Copland Organ Symphony
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Parrot
By Mary E Wilkins Freeman. A woman's strict New England upbringing clashes with her growing passion for the town's minister. Read by Barbara Barnes.
8.40 Various American Hymns and Songs Ives Symphony No 2


Unknown: Charles Ives
Unknown: John Adams
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Presented By: Thomas Trotter
Conductors: Robert Spano
Conductors: David Lawrence
Unknown: Mary E Wilkins Freeman.
Read By: Barbara Barnes.

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd presents a topical live debate, exploring the ideas that flow beneath the hype and headlines.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Beguiling sonnets, songs from Cheikha Rimitti , queen of Algerian rai, and the strange sounds of John Cale all feature in Fiona Talkington 's late-night selection.


Unknown: Cheikha Rimitti
Unknown: John Cale
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Wagner Overture and Venusberg Music (Tannhauser) 12.25 Cesti Qual Profondo Letargo (Orontea) 12.35 Mozart
Concerto in E flat for two pianos, K365
1.00 A recital of organ music by Sweelinck.
1.45 Gesualdo Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday 2.35 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in G, Wql69
3.00 5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 Time and Tune
3.35Words Alive 3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 Megamaths
4.25 First Steps in Drama
4.40 School Plays
5.00 6.00 Telemann Flute Sonata in D (
Essercizii Musici ) 5.10 Rosenmuller Sinfonia
Quinta 5.20 Ludvig Norman Rosa Rorans Bonitatem, Op 45 5.30 Clara Schumann Prelude and Fugue in B flat, Op 16 No 2;
Variations on a Theme in F sharp minor of Robert Schumann, Op 20 5.40 Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck
5.50 Sarasate Navarra, Op 33


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Essercizii Musici

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